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The Power of Uncertainty By Alex Mathers, Jocelyn K. Glei & Scott Belsky Projects fail all the time because we unwittingly bake the end solution into our initial objective. Rather than enduring an uncomfortable (but highly necessary) period of ambiguity, we fall into the trap of limiting our creativity by setting a project goal that… Read Article →

Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – work, family, health, friends and spirit… and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the… Read Article →

First of all, be loving to yourself as you do your yoga practice. Think of yoga as an exploration. It is a place to cultivate awareness, and that awareness of the self is your teacher in yoga. You can spread the awareness to the rest of your life, observing yourself in all situations as you… Read Article →

Champagne For One by Rex Stout Chapter 1 If it hadn’t been raining and blowing that raw Tuesday morning in March I would have been out, walking to the bank to deposit a couple of cheques, when Austin Byne phoned me, and he might have tried somebody else. But more likely not. He would probably… Read Article →

Ruby and Rails Naming Conventions Ruby Naming Convention Ruby uses the first character of the name to help it determine it’s intended use. Local Variables Lowercase letter followed by other characters, naming convention states that it is better to use underscores rather than camelBack for multiple word names, e. g. mileage, variable_xyz Instance Variables Instance… Read Article →

A new waxwork, Dr Bourdette, had just been moved in, and earlier that day there had been some talk of a fire in the room. The night watchman brought the armchair for Hewson. He tried to make him laugh. ‘Where do I put it, sir?’ he asked. ‘Just here? Then you can talk to Dr… Read Article →

Britain is a country where people of different nationalities have been historically mixed. Several thousands years ago people traveled from many different parts of the world to live in Europe and Great Britain. In fact, every person in Britain has origins from another country. The official count in 2001 showed that Britain’s population consisted of… Read Article →

Christina Perri Jar Of Hearts I know I can’t take one more step towards you Cause all that’s waiting is regret And don’t you know I’m not your ghost anymore You lost the love I loved the most I learned to live half alive And now you want me one more time And who do… Read Article →

How to Disagree March 2008 The web is turning writing into a conversation. Twenty years ago, writers wrote and readers read. The web lets readers respond, and increasingly they do – in comment threads, on forums, and in their own blog posts. Many who respond to something disagree with it. That’s to be expected. Agreeing… Read Article →

Helen stepped outside her front door to see what the weather was like. It was sunny and warm. That was nice, because for the past two weeks it had been cold and rainy. It had been so cold that she had had to turn her heater on. She was lucky, because her heater worked and… Read Article →

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Chuck Palahniuk Choke Chapter 1 IF YOU’RE GOING TO READ THIS, DON’T BOTHER. After a couple pages, you won’t want to be here. So forget it. Go away. Get out while You’re… Read Article →

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has told the CBI’s annual dinner that the government is committed to lower and simpler corporate tax rates. He said that in next month’s Budget he wanted to set out a “five year road for a big reform of corporation tax”. As well as lower rates and a… Read Article →

CHAPTER XXIII A splendid Midsummer shone over England: skies so pure, suns so radiant as were then seen in long succession, seldom favour even singly, our wave-girt land. It was as if a band of Italian days had come from the South, like a flock of glorious passenger birds, and lighted to rest them on… Read Article →

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J. K. Rowling Harry Potter #5 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix To Neil, Jessica and David, Who make my world magical 1. DUDLEY DEMENTED The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the… Read Article →

We are not consumers. We are people. We are not living lives meant to earn money in order to support a shopping habit, or a large home and two cars, or lives of luxury eating and entertainment. We are not living to support the corporations. And yet, if you were to take an objective, outsider… Read Article →

The primary purpose of computer systems is to manipulate data. However, data can be presented in different ways – even the same data can be presented in different ways. The consequence of this is that as applications are developed (by different people in different places) to serve related purposes (for example, different aspects of music… Read Article →

Ming-fu mat Lee met at a party. For Ming-fu, it was love at first sight. “Hello,” he said to Lee. “I’m Ming-fu.” Lee looked at him and smiled. “Hi,” she said. “I’m Lee.” Ming-fu and Lee laughed and talked all evening. When they left the party, it was 2 A. M. For the next year,… Read Article →

Mark Tinney in his first year of tour directing in 1976 FOLLOW ME 1 WE ARE A LEADING TOUR OPERATOR AND ARE LOOKING FOR MORE TOUR MANAGERS To lead our American, Canadian and Australian tourist groups on European Trips. Our tour managers are friendly and outgoing men and women who are Always there when something… Read Article →

You ride so high and straight and fair. You look like you belong there. So strong and right and four square. No other man can compare Or maybe you don’t really care. Just look for pleasure out there. And always get your share. Is there a heart in you somewhere? My heart is pure my… Read Article →

Emily is 8 years old. She lives in a big house. She has a huge room. She has many toys and she has a lot of friends. But Emily is not happy. She has a secret. She doesn’t want to tell anyone about her secret. She feels embarrassed. The problem is that if nobody knows… Read Article →

Fit the First THE LANDING “Just the place for a Snark!” the Bellman cried, As he landed his crew with care; Supporting each man on the top of the tide By a finger entwined in his hair. “Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice: That alone should encourage the crew. Just… Read Article →

In this programme we join Carmela and business English expert David Evans, for the last in the series of Business Language to Go – the series that brings you the kind of everyday English That you won’t learn from your standard text book. Carmela: Today we’re looking at business socialising. And as usual I’m joined… Read Article →

ДОГОВОР № На оказание юридических услуг Г. Москва “____”______ 2010г. Компания ХХХХ ХХХХ Systems, именуемая далее и везде “Заказчик”, в лице Финансового директора по России, СНГ и странам Восточной Европы ХХХХХХХХХХ c oдной стороны, и Общество с ограниченной Ответственностью “Центр специальных судебных процедур” (далее и везде – “Исполнитель”) в лице Директора Колесникова Алексея Владимировича, действующего… Read Article →

WASHINGTON – One hundred years ago, life was a constant struggle against disease, pollution, deforestation, treacherous working conditions, and enormous cultural divides unbreachable with current communications technologies. By the end of the 20th century, the world had become a healthier, safer, and more productive place, primarily because of engineering achievements. Speaking on behalf of the… Read Article →

Famous Quotes About Love Rabindranath Tagore I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever. Emily Dickinson That love is all there is, Is all we know of love. Katherine Hepburn Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they… Read Article →

What Is “Green Architecture” and “Green Design”? By Jackie Craven, About. com Guide Definition: Green architecture, or green design, is an approach to building that minimizes harmful effects on human health and the environment. The “green” architect or designer attempts to safeguard air, water, and earth by choosing eco-friendly building materials and construction practices. Green… Read Article →

1. Overview and Scope This document is designed to give the reader a reasonable working knowledge of TCP/IP subnetting, addressing, and routing. It is not intended to be complete, or to cover all issues. This is targeted toward LAN administrators just moving to TCP/IP, however it should help anyone who wants to know a little… Read Article →

Turboprop Turboprop engines are a type of aircraft powerplant that use a gas turbine to drive a propeller. The gas turbine is designed specifically for this application, with almost all of its output being used to drive the propeller. The engine’s exhaust gases contain little energy compared to a jet engine and play a minor… Read Article →

Don’t panic about the missing Higgs – for now Online quiz: “Will the LHC discover the Higgs boson?” The world’s most-wanted particle continues to elude the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. A sign that the elusive Higgs boson doesn’t exist? Not so fast. For now, there are good reasons to assume the Higgs is just… Read Article →

I had been staring at my cell phone for about two hours now. The number was completely dialed and all I had to do was press the talk button, but I couldn’t bring myself to do it. My heart was beating out of my chest. I wanted so badly to be able to call him… Read Article →

It’s amazing how many people I talk to who tell me they want to create a new blog, write a book, start a new business, change careers, make something new. But they keep putting it off. Does that sound familiar? You’ve been wanting to do something different, but you don’t have the time (or maybe… Read Article →

HOLLY WAS WALKING THROUGH AN entire field of pretty tiger lilies; the wind was blowing gently, causing the silky petals to tickle the tips of her fingers as she pushed through the long strands of bright green grass. The ground felt soft and bouncy beneath her bare feet, and her body felt so light she… Read Article →

If your reaction to gaming is akin to what your mom would have said when you were a teenager – that games are a distraction, a productivity drain, and have no place in the business world – then you are increasingly out of step with modern thinking about the role of games in enhancing productivity… Read Article →

THE FINAL PROBLEM IT IS with a heavy heart that I take up my pen to write these the last words in which I shall ever record the singular gifts by which my friend Mr. Sherlock Holmes was distinguished. In an incoherent and, as I deeply feel, an entirely inadequate fashion, I have endeavoured to… Read Article →

An old man lived alone in Minnesota. He wanted to spade his potato garden, but it was very hard work. His only son, who would have helped him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and mentioned his situation: Dear Son, I am feeling pretty bad because it looks like… Read Article →

Workers enter No.2 reactor building Workers have entered the No.2 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant for the first time since an explosion there on March 15th. The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, sent 4 workers into the building on Wednesday morning to check radiation levels and other conditions. The utility says… Read Article →

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions even though they gave off heat to each other. After awhile, they decided to distance themselves… Read Article →

1 Think about money, work, economic outlook, family, and relationships. Feeling anxious? In a 2010 American Psychological Association survey [pdf], those five factors were the most often cited sources of stress for Americans. 2 Stress is strongly tied to cardiac disease, hypertension, inflammatory diseases, and compromised immune systems, and possibly to cancer. 3 And stress… Read Article →

Childhood Minerva McGonagall was the first child, and only daughter, of a Scottish Presbyterian minister and a Hogwarts-educated witch. She grew up in the Highlands of Scotland in the early twentieth century, and only gradually became aware that there was something strange, both about her own abilities, and her parents’ marriage. Minerva’s father, the Reverend… Read Article →

The position occupied by Jacob Welse was certainly an anomalous one. He was a giant trader in a country without commerce, a ripened product of the nineteenth century flourishing in a society as primitive as that of the Mediterranean vandals. A captain of industry and a splendid monopolist, he dominated the most independent aggregate of… Read Article →

Arkhangelsk, also Archangel, city, northern European Russia, capital of Arkhangelsk Oblast, on the Northern Dvina (Severnaya Dvina) River, near the White Sea (Beloye More). It is a major seaport, although icebound in winter months. The city is also a trade and processing center for an important timber-producing region. A maritime school, a forestry institute, and… Read Article →

A connection is created between the client and the server from a connection factory. Connections can be shared by several threads. The user credentials are supplied at this level. It is probably common for a client application to share access to a single connection to the server (unless different security credentials are required for different… Read Article →

The meaning of the expression ‘jaya’ – Invoking victory August 4th, 2011 § Leave a Comment Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja: We utter “Jaya!” for Krsna and other great personalities: “Govindaji ki jaya ho!” “Gurudeva ki jaya ho!” “Tulasi-devi ki jaya ho!” Why do we say this? ‘jaya’ means victory, so when we address someone… Read Article →

Just as New Orleans is the home of gumbo, a spicy stew that blends many ethnic foods, so it is also the home of jazz, music that combines sounds of very diverse origins. Before and after the Civil War, New Orleans was the most cosmopolitan of southern cities. This is where “ragtime” music developed –… Read Article →

Jonathan Carroll From the Teeth of Angels For Bunny & Charlie – Hands on our faces forever And for Richard & Judy Carroll Rita Wainer Herb Kornfeld Hurry, Godfather death, Mister tyranny, Each message you give Has a dance to it, A fish twitch, A little crotch dance. – “Godfather Death”, by Anne Sexton The… Read Article →

For whatever reason I feel like I’ve been wanting you all my life But you don’t understand I’m so glad we’re at the same place at the same time Its over now I spotted you dancing You made all the girls stare Those lips and your brown eyes And the sexy hair I shake shake… Read Article →

7 Simple Steps to Drastically Improve your Forex Trading I have written about a lot of genuine forex trading topics in the last few years on this blog, but in this article, I wanted to do something different. Today I wanted to go over some important points that I think traders should focus on, this… Read Article →

Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand PART I NON-CONTRADICTION CHAPTER I THE THEME “Who is John Galt?” The light was ebbing, and Eddie Willers could not distinguish the bum’s face. The bum had said it simply, without expression. But from the sunset far at the end of the street, yellow glints caught his eyes, and the eyes… Read Article →

Chicken Licken Chicken Licken is minding his chicken – pecking business one day, when an acorn drops – PLOP! On his head. “Help!” he cheeps. “The sky is falling down! I’d better go and tell the king.” And off he scurries. “What’s the hurry?” clucks Henny Penny. “Oh, Henny Penny!” cheeps Chicken Licken. “The sky… Read Article →

Apixaban versus Enoxaparin for Thromboprophylaxis after Hip Replacement Patients undergoing hip-replacement surgery require effective thromboprophylaxis, and low-molecular-weight heparins, vitamin K antagonists, and mechanical methods are now standard therapies. Despite prophylaxis, however, subclinical deep-vein thrombosis develops in approximately 15 to 20% of patients soon after surgery, and symptomatic venous thromboembolism develops in 2 to 4% during… Read Article →

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